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Why every business, big or small, should consider applying to register trademarks

Erik K Pelton

Listed to this brief video (less than 3 minutes) as I discuss the many benefits adding up to show why trademark registration is an incredibly valuable investment for an small business, new business, established business, old business, or big businesses – for any business!

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How to Trademark in Metaverse: Is it possible to register trademarks for virtual goods?

Patent Trademark Blog

Is it possible to register a trademark in the metaverse? What may have been unimaginable years ago has become a genuine concern for trademark owners who care about the virtual world. Yes, you can register trademarks for virtual goods with the USPTO.

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Registered Trademarks Does Not Mean Impunity from Priority Local Use Challenge

JD Supra Law

Federal trademark registration is the Holy Grail for companies, especially franchises, looking to expand their footprint and access a national audience.

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Recognized v. Registered Trademarks - Quebec Amends the Charter of the French Language

JD Supra Law

Proposed in May 2021 and adopted on May 25, 2022, Bill 96 amends the Charter of the French Language (the “Charter”) – the statute governing the use of French as the language of business in the province of Quebec, including contracts and trademarks.

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How Do People End Up Losing Their Trademark Rights?

Kashishipr

What happens after you get your mark registered as a trademark? Your Trademark Application gets approved, and you receive your registration certificate. Don’t let that Trademark Registration certificate fool you. Non-Intentional Acts of the Trademark Owner.

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GM Innovation Week: Catch You at the Border: Registering Trademarks With U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Stop Infringing Imports

Greenspoon Marder LLP

Featuring: Sharon Urias, Partner and Justin McNaughton, Partner Our You, Me & IP series joins Innovation Week to discuss the considerations and issues businesses can encounter while registering trademarks to stop infringing imports.

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Considerations for Applying to Register Trademarks in Connection with Virtual Goods and Services ? An Overview on Protecting Your Brand in the Metaverse

JD Supra Law

But why does anyone care about trademarks in the metaverse?

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Here’s How You Can Maintain Your Trademark Registration in India

Kashishipr

Maintaining a Trademark Registration can indeed be challenging if you aren’t familiar with the Trademark Law. However, there exist some steps and guidelines you can take and follow to ensure your Registered Trademark remains protected and valid.

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Similar & Identical Trademarks in India – How to Identify Them Well?

Kashishipr

It is imperative to have Registered Trademarks in place to have one’s business stand out in the market and create a significant brand value. The Act safeguards all registered trademarks from misuse or infringement in India.

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Protecting your Trademark from Non-Use Cancellation

Kashishipr

It is becoming increasingly vital that Registered Trademarks are used to maintain their validity and their ability to be enforced against third parties. So, let us discuss the best way to ensure ‘use’ of your trademark. Why Does a Trademark Need to be Used?

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Trademark Issues: How is Social Media Becoming the New Target for Cybersquatting?

Kashishipr

A trademark refers to a legally registered word or symbol representing a specific product or service of a company. Therefore, we can say that a trademark serves as a helping hand in gaining more uniqueness and popularity everywhere, including on platforms as prevalent as the internet.

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Conducting a Trademark Search in India – Everything You Must Know

Kashishipr

The Trade Marks Act, 1999 governs and deals with the mechanism of registration, protection, and illegal use of trademarks in India. It is undoubtedly imperative to register your brand or business name as a trademark, especially in today’s world where first copies are easily available.

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Understanding the 3 Common Forms of IP & their Varying Levels of Protection

Kashishipr

In this article, we will be throwing light on the 03 most common forms of IP, including trademarks, copyright, and patents, along with the different and varying levels of protection that they offer. Trademarks.

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Trademark Registration For Musicians

Sander Law

Trademark Registration for Musicians Are you a musician? Then you have trademarks that are worth protecting through trademark registration! For music related branding, the following are some of the products and services you would want to protect in your trademark application.

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The examination practice and solution of a “continuation trademark application” (referring to a new trademark application filed by a trademark owner for a mark identical with or similar to an already registered trademark of his own)

JD Supra Law

Thus market players inevitably need to upgrade their trademarks from time to time. In this era of fast development and change, the product structure is constantly innovating.

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Understanding the Essentials & Attributes of a Trademark

Kashishipr

The Trademark Rights have clearly explained the essentials and attributes of a trademark. A trademark exists in the form of an expression, slogan, or any other sign identifying the services or products of one business and distinguishing them from those of others in the market.

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Toblerone – Protecting a brand with Trademark Registration

Sander Law

Toblerone , one of my favourite chocolates, is a great example of protecting a brand with trademark registration. Registered Trademark Rights. In Canada, TOBLERONE has been a registered word mark since 1931 , that’s over 90 years of registered trademark rights!

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Fashion Industry – Trademark and Trade Dress Protection

Kashishipr

The Trademark Laws of different nations prevent third parties and entities from using a Registered Trademark , which is undoubtedly crucial considering the amount of time, money, effort, and hard work that goes into building a widely recognized and viable brand name.

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Everything You Need To Know About Trademark Distinctiveness

Kashishipr

Whether you are considering filing your first Trademark Application or you own plenty of Registered Trademarks , you must know and understand that the first step to getting your trademark is distinctiveness. What is Trademark Distinctiveness & Why Does it Matter?

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USPTO Outlines Trademarks Administrative Sanctions Process

IP Watchdog

Patent and Trademark Office today announced in an unpublished Federal Register Notice that it has established an administrative process for investigating submissions filed with the USPTO in trademark matters that appear to violate the Trademark Rules of Practice. The U.S.

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USPTO Imposes Sanctions on Flagrant Fraudulent Filer

IP Watchdog

On Friday, December 10, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a “Show Cause Order” imposing sanctions against Huanyee Intellectual Property Co.,

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Overview of Direct & Indirect Trademark Infringement in India

Kashishipr

The simplest mechanism of achieving the same is through Trademark Registration. The prime purpose of a trademark is to help people identify and recognize the origin or source of a specific product or service. A trademark reflects the source or origin and the quality of the products or services. Based on all the previously mentioned points, it is imperative to ensure that no third party or entity infringes upon your Registered Trademark.

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Commerce Office of Inspector General Says USPTO is Failing to Prevent Fraudulent Trademark Registrations

IP Watchdog

Department of Commerce Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a final report on the audit of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) trademark registration process. The report ultimately found that the trademark registration process was ineffective in this respect.

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Trademark Registration: Differences between US and Canada

Sander Law

Differences Trademark Registration in US and Canada. The process of registering a trademark in the US is slightly different than in Canada. The following are some differences in the trademark registration process between the two countries.

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Trade Secrets in Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)

Kashishipr

Patents, copyright, and trademarks have been the most widely recognized forms of IP to date; however, there are other forms as well, including geographical indications and industrial designs, which have been gaining attention in the past few decades.

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Intellectual Property (IP) Challenges Faced in the Digital Economy

Kashishipr

Blog Intellectual Property Rights cautionary notices Intellectual Property (IP) intellectual property law ip attorney IP Infringement ip protection ip right protection ip rights ip rights management Kashishipr kipr register trademark trademark Trademark Registration Online

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Protection of Intellectual Property (IP) in the Metaverse

Kashishipr

With the Metaverse and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) being the common buzzwords as of late, the USPTO (US Patent & Trademark Office) has been experiencing a significant rise in the number of Trademark Applications filed in the virtual sphere to safeguard the products and services.

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Why is Market Research Important for Patent Protection?

Kashishipr

Blog Patent cautionary notices intellectual property law ip attorney ip right protection ip rights ip rights management Kashishipr kipr Patent Application Patent Infringement Patent Protection register trademark trademark Trademark Registration Online

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Registration of Motion Mark as Trademark in India

Kashishipr

With the increase in globalization and cross-border trade, intriguing types of trademarks are trending and have become a crucial tool to signify a company’s identity. Motion Trademarks in India. The Indian Trademark Law and Motion Marks.

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Protection of Color Trademarks under the Indian Trademark Law

Kashishipr

A trademark refers to a recognizable expression, design, or sign uniquely identifying the products or services of a specific source and differentiating them from those of others. A trademark may be located on the packaging, voucher, label, or the product itself.

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Sound Trademarks and their Registration in India

Kashishipr

Sound trademarks are widely recognized in developed nations like the United States, and their knowledge is now rapidly growing in developing nations like India. Understanding Sound Trademarks with Examples. The sound trademark consisted of a human voice yodeling Yahoo.

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Trademark Registration in Europe

Sander Law

Trademark Registration in Europe. In addition to Canada and the US, many business owners seek trademark protection in Europe. Below are some ways to protect your trademark in European countries. European Union (EU) Trademark.

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Can You Trademark A Hashtag?

Kashishipr

Therefore, the prime role of such hashtags needs to be assessed in line with the Trademark Law to deduce whether they qualify for trademark protection. Why Take the Trademark Route? The trademark utilizing the hashtag must be distinctive in nature.

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Bombay High Court Rules that Copyright Registration of a Label is not Compulsory

Kashishipr

The plaintiff, SSPL, had filed a lawsuit against the defendant NTC in the Bombay High Court, alleging Copyright and Trademark Infringement. In May 2007, the label mark ‘SOYA DROP’ was registered. Overview.

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Infographic | Is it possible to register trademarks with asian characters in Colombia?

Olartemoure Blog

It is not so common, but… When trying to register trademarks in Colombia, the most common thing people and companies do is use the Latin alphabet , although it is possible to register trademarks that are typed in other writing systems. Infographics Trademarks

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Here’s What Businesses Need to Know About a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Kashishipr

IP in different forms like trademarks, copyright, patents, and industrial designs acts as a seal of distinctiveness, quality, and authority for every other company. For maintaining a competitive edge in the market, businesses need to keep innovating.

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Trademarks from a Marketing Perspective

Kashishipr

The role that trademarks play in the marketing of a brand can help us unwind what commercial players and business houses should consider in the development of their brand marketing strategies to best incentivize their assets for better returns.

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3D Shape Trademark on Cars

Kashishipr

Trademarks indicate the origin of a product. However, shape marks are not easy to register. For being registered as a trademark, the 3D shape of a product must be shown to have an inherent or acquired distinctive character.

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IP Licensing for Business Companies & Organizations – How to Do it Right?

Kashishipr

Any form of Intellectual Property (IP) , be it a trademark, patent, or copyright, can be licensed to third parties. Through IP licensing, IP rights holders grant third parties the exclusive right to use their IP while retaining their ownership.

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Position Marks

Kashishipr

A registered position trademark protects a feature as applied to a given product in a specific and distinctive position. A position trademark ensures the protection of the mark on a particular object, which cannot be registered as a separate mark.

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Understanding Assignment of Copyright

Kashishipr

Copyright is a bundle of rights and can be exploited in several ways independently from each other.

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Understanding Freedom to Operate (FTO) Concerning IP & Patents

Kashishipr

Three pharmaceutical companies, including Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Micromet AG, and Cambridge Antibody Technology (now acquired by AstraZeneca), in September 2003 announced signing a non-exclusive cross-license agreement.

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Exploring the Top 5 IP Challenges that Brands & Businesses Face

Kashishipr

When we talk about managing an IP portfolio, it is not restricted to only paying the maintenance or renewal fee for the registered IP at the end of their respective protection periods.